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The Bakery

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50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
2640 0560
Today
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more...
The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more! Great lunches and dinners, coffees and refreshing drinks.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 416
    Excellent
  • 125
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A/C and the best chocolate mousse creation ever!

Chill, A/C, wifi, amazing chocolate mousse praline dessert creation, iced coffee. Great respite when you need to recenter and refresh.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Deborah W
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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581 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Chill, A/C, wifi, amazing chocolate mousse praline dessert creation, iced coffee. Great respite when you need to recenter and refresh.

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Midland, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant after breakfast. It was very crowded which usually means a great place to eat. Everyone was happy. It was difficult to get a table as many people frequent this bakery. They make everything from scratch. We only had smoothies, but by the looks of smiles and the presentation of items on the menu, I would recommend... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

If you have breakfast in one place during your visit to Santa Teresa / Mal Pais go here! I had the potato pancake with eggs and florentine sauce and now I want it every day!!! Unfortunately, the place I stayed had a kitchen so I had breakfast in most days but on my next visit I may stay somewhere without... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Eat there!! Trust me. Very fresh, very delicious, very everything. Not sure if they deliver to New York. and o yea, cute girls work there lol

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The coffee here is fabulous and they do to-go as well. Great espressos and iced drinks. We also had breakfast here one morning and it was so delicious. Well worth the price! We were told about all you can eat pizza on Mondays and we had to check it out. If your looking for a filling and tasty meal you... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This was our go-to place for the first part of our stay in ST and we must have eaten there 10 times or more. Lovely fresh food, we enjoyed every dish and the coffee was great. The staff are friendly and the place runs efficiently (given how busy it often is). We really enjoyed The Bakery and wouldn't hesitate to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Really good breakfast. A lot of options of juices, smoothies, and great food. Perfect place to have breakfast!

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Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Came here in august 14 and loved the fish tacos!!! We knew we were coming back again in Feb and we just had to hit this place again! We were not disappointed. The tacos are amazing! Great atmosphere, great music and great service.

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Malmo, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The croissants, the bread, the great friendly staff and the ambience - unbeatable. Try it out and you are a Bakery Convert.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Really friendly staff, awesome food, can't go wrong with anything on the menue! Every monday they do an 'all you can eat' pizza night for $10 each. It's so worth it after a long day of surfing!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: 2640 0560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance

Description

The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more! Great lunches and dinners, coffees and refreshing drinks.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?